Everything We Know About Trevor Noah and His New Take on ‘The Daily Show’
August 8, 2015 - accent chair
Trevor Noah has some large boots to fill!
The comedian is holding a place of “Daily Show” horde Jon Stewart, who pronounced goodbye to fans Thursday night after 16 years.
Noah was announced as a new horde behind in March, and given afterwards we’ve schooled a few things about a 31-year-old.
For starters, Trevor is a obvious comic who hails from South Africa, where he once starred in a soap uncover called “Isidingo” and after had his possess late-night show, “Tonight with Trevor Noah.”
He done his entrance in a US in 2012 on a “Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” followed by an coming on a “Late Show with David Letterman.”
Noah even had a documentary done about his life, “You Laugh But It’s True,” that focused on his life as a comedian post-apartheid.
In 2013, he landed his possess Showtime special, “Trevor Noah: African-American,” before fasten “The Daily Show” as a match in 2014.
When he takes a helm of “The Daily Show” on Sept. 28, fans can design a few changes.
Noah told Entertainment Weekly that he will concentration reduction on FOX News and some-more on a news as a whole.
“The Daily Show was formed on an rising 24-hour news cycle, that’s all it was,” he said. “That’s what desirous ‘The Daily Show.’ Now we demeanour during news, and it’s changed. It’s no longer predicated around 24-hour news. There are so many opposite choices. Half of it is online now. Now you’ve got a Gawkers, a BuzzFeeds. The approach people are sketch their news is soundbites and headlines and click-bait links has altered everything.“
Trevor combined that there will be a change in viewpoint too, deliberation he and Jon come from opposite backgrounds. “The approach we demeanour during a same story will be totally different,” he said. “We have opposite entrance to opposite jokes, opposite sides, opposite sensitivities… a many critical thing is a place that we come from.”
After holding feverishness over some tweets progressing this year, he wants people to know, “I don’t essay to be offensive, though we can never control what people find descent or not. Any fun can be seen as offensive. When people get to know you, and when we know a person, we know a context of a joke. Luckily, Comedy Central hasn’t singular me to 140 characters on a show, so we should be means to [better clear context].”
The star speaks 7 languages and will move his “affinity for picking adult on accents and tones” to a show, though he insists, “I don’t consider somebody’s accent is inherently funny.”
Noah combined that “the biggest vigour is vital adult to a expectations that Jon has for me. Jon believes in me… for years we’ve been talking. we never dreamed I’d be sitting in this chair. we theory he knew something about me that we didn’t know during a time. There’s an measureless pressure, personally, though it’s about a uncover first, it’s not about me.”
Following Stewart’s goodbye, “Daily Show” match Mo Rocca snapped a pic of Stewart and Trevor during a after celebration and common it on Twitter with a caption, “The Handoff.”
The Handoff pic.twitter.com/jiY2Ne2wbm
— Mo Rocca (@MoRocca) August 7, 2015
Noah also tweeted:
— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) August 7, 2015